Monday, September 12, 2011

dinner with friends

Dinner menu:
Crostini with white bean dip (recipe: Giada de Laurentiis)
Eggplant bruschetta with mint and ricotta salata (recipe: Smitten Kitchen)

First course:
Shaved fennel and mushroom salad with lemon, truffle oil, and parmigiano reggiano

Second course:
Lemon spaghetti

Main course:
Whole red snapper with pistou, thyme, and heirloom tomatoes, baked in parchment (recipe: Patricia Wells); braised artichokes and leeks (recipe: Marcella Hazan)

Currant bread pudding with hard sauce

This was Sunday supper with our friends Rob and Shelly.

This is what the aftermath looked like. 

I love cooking on Sundays, when I can actually spend the time to prepare a full meal. Such a treat.

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